David Rainey (Arkansas)

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David Rainey
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Arkansas House of Representatives District 11
Former member
Term in office began
2005
Term in office ended
2011
Political party Democratic
Profession Program Manager
David Rainey was a Democratic member of the Arkansas House of Representatives, representing the 11th District from 2005 to 2011.

Rainey currently works as a Program Manager with Southwest Educational Development Laboratory. He has previously worked as Director of the Arkansas School for Mathematics and Sciences, Building Administrator for Dumas Public Schools, and as a school principal.

Rainey is President of the Arkansas Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Executive Council member of the International Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, and President of the Dumas Chamber of Commerce.[1]

Issue positions

Rainey did not provide answers to the Arkansas State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test. The test informs voters how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.[2]

Committee assignments

Rainey's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 1012 - "RESOLUTION TO SUPPORT THE ARKANSAS WHOLE CHILD INITIATIVE."
  • HB 1408 - "TO RESTRICT THE ENROLLMENT OF CHILDREN SIXTEEN (16) YEARS OF AGE AND SEVENTEEN (17) YEARS OF AGE IN ADULT EDUCATION PROGRAMS."
  • HB 1646 - "TO REQUIRE AT LEAST ONE (1) POLLING PLACE IN EACH COUNTY FOR SCHOOL ELECTIONS WHEN A SCHOOL DISTRICT HAS TERRITORY IN MULTIPLE COUNTIES."

For a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site.

Elections

2010

Rainey was ineligible to run for re-election in 2010 due to the term limits of the Arkansas House of Representatives. He instead ran for District 5 of the Arkansas State Senate. He was defeated in the May 18 primary by Stephanie Flowers.

2008

On November 4, 2008, Rainey won re-election to the 11th District Seat in the Arkansas House of Representatives, running unopposed in the general election.[3]

Rainey raised $13,600 for his campaign.[4]

Campaign donors

2008

Below are Rainey's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[5]

Contributor 2008 total
Stephens Group $2,000
Rural Arkansas Telec (RATS) $2,000
Entergy $1,500
S W Energy Co PAC State Fund $750
Friedkin Business Services $500

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Arkansas House District 11
2005-2011
Succeeded by
Efrem Elliott